When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
It's never too late.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
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.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Anything is possible.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
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.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Love knows no bounds.
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.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
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.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Ideas... they have the power
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
There is no education like adversity.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
You had me at hello.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Live with passion !
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.