Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
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Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
We love because it's the only true adventure.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Success is never wondering what if.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
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.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
The best things in life are free.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
If there is a will, there is a way.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Live with passion.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
A life lived in fear is half lived.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Where there's life, there's hope.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.