My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
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This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
You can do what you want to do.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Live with passion.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
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
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
You must motivate yourself every day.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
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.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
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.
He who stops being better stops being good.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
When we place blame, we give away our power.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
High expectations are the key to everything.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They can because they think they can.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
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.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
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
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.