The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
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One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
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.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
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.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
I think therefore I am
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
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.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
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
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Happy wife, happy life.
It's never too late.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Union gives strength.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
There is time for everything.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Love is the only rational act.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
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.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
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.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.