Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
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Love those who love you.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Union gives strength.
Success is predictable.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
For Love is Immortality.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
"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.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
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.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Find the good -- and praise it.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.