The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
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Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
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.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
There are no gains without pains.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Count your blessings.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
He who hesitates is lost.
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.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
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.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
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.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.