The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
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That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Never say die.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Count your blessings.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Hope springs eternal.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Happiness is a state of activity.
Well done is better than well said.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
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.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
You had me at hello.
It ain't over till it's over.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
The book you don't read cant help.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.