The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
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Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
If it is to be it is up to me.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
It is always your next move.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
I light my candle from their torches.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Believe in yourself.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Great men are not always wise.
Be who you are in every situation.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
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
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.