The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
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When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Believe in yourself.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
The buck stops here.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
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.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Better late than never.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
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
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
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
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
A bold onset is half the battle.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
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.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Hope springs eternal.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.