In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
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He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
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 way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Strike while the iron is hot.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
It's always darkest before the dawn.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
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.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
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
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Believe in yourself.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Love is letting go of fear.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
After your jump, the net appears.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
It ain't over till it's over.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Above all to thine own self be true.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.