Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
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How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
You complete me.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
My heart shall be thy garden.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
What ever you are be a good one.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
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.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
God doesn't make junk.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Whatever it takes !
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
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.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.