From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
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Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
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.
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)
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
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.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
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.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
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.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
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.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
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.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.