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.
Success is never wondering what if.
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 ?
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
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
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
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
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Love is perfect kindness
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
You complete me.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Don't ever give up.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Old love does not rust.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Great men are not always wise.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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. Discover.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
Whatever you are be a good one.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.