True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
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Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Passion is the genesis of genius.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
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.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
No matter where you go, there you are.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
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.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
My life is my message.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
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 !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
May you live all the days of your life.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
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
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
I saw and loved.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Every dog has his day.
Talkers are no good doers.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Do it now !
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.