The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
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Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
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.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They alone live, who live for others.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
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.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
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)
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
You only get out what you put in.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
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 !
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
No pain, No gain.
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.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.