Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
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The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
After your jump, the net appears.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
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 ?
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
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.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
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
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Truth fears no questions.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
The best way out is always through.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
My heart is ever at your service.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
The best proof of love is trust.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
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.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
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.
Pearl S. Buck
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
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.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
It ain't over till it's over.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.