Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
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.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
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.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Where there's life, there's hope.
You become what you think about.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
After your jump, the net appears.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
One man with courage is a majority.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happy wife, happy life.
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.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Love is friendship set on fire.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.