The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Without a general an army is lost.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
He who hesitates is lost.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Love that is true never grows old.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.