In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
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I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
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.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Talkers are no good doers.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
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
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
He who hesitates is lost !
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
We can only learn to love by loving.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.