If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
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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
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
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
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
I know that I will die laughing.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
When we place blame, we give away our power.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
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)
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.