There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
My life is my message.
Attitude determines altitude.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
Most ball games are lost, not won.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
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 reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
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.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
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
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
You become what you think about.
Do or do not, there is no try.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Ideas without action are worthless.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Seize the day.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.