All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Let thy words be few.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
My friends are my estate.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Never, never, never give up.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
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.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
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
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Most ball games are lost, not won.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
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''.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Ideas without action are worthless.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Live your dreams.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
The best way out is always through.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
My heart is ever at your service.
The best proof of love is trust.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Work is love made manifest.
The past does not equal the future.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
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
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
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.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
I know that I will die laughing.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
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.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.