Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
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The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
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
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
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
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
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.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Act or accept.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
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.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Love is the only rational act.
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
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
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.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
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
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Love those who love you.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
The past does not equal the future.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
No involvement, no commitment.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.