Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
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Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
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.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
We will either find a way or make one.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
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.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
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
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
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.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
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.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.