Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
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Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
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.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Whatever you are be a good one.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
No pain, No gain.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Find the good -- and praise it.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Love conquers all.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do or do not, there is no try.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
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)
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.