Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
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It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
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.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
The heart that loves is always young.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
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.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
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.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
The course of true love never did run smooth.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
They are able because they think they are able.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Think and grow rich.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Love is not selfish.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.