Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
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God doesn't make junk.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
The best proof of love is trust.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Roll with the punches.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Never spend your money before you have it.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it