Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
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Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
There is time for everything.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
They can because they think they can.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
The best things in life are free.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
You always succeed in producing a result.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Don't ever give up.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
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.
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 hottest love has the coldest end.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
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
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
The past does not equal the future.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
There's no abiding success without commitment.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.