The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
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In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Success is the child of audacity.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
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
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
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.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
What ever you are be a good one.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
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.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Love is the whole and more than all.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
No man is wise enough by himself.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.