You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
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
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
The show must go on.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Let thy words be few.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Love understands all languages.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
The best way out is always through.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Success is predictable.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
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. Discover.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !