In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
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Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
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
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Hard work pays off.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
Perfect love can not be without equality.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
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.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
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.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
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.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.