When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
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Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
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
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
It ain't over till it's over.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
The show must go on.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Ideas... they have the power
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
The best things in life are not things.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Live with passion.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Hard work pays off.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.