Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
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Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
My friends are my estate.
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
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
For with god all things are possible.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
To ask the hard question is simple.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Don't water your weeds.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.