Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
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Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Talkers are no good doers.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
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.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
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. Discover.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Keep the Faith.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
There is no education like adversity.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.