Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Never, never, never give up.
Happy wife, happy life.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
You complete me.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay 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
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Nature does nothing uselessly.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Believe in yourself.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
I light my candle from their torches.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hope springs eternal.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.