Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
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Love is a hole in the heart.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
The road to success is always under construction.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
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.
The heart that loves is always young.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
My life is my message.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
For with god all things are possible.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
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.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
They are able because they think they are able.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
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.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Follow your dreams.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
No one became poor by giving alms.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.