In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
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.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
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.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Do what you love and the money will follow
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
The heart that loves is always young.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
To know me is to love me.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
What ever you are be a good one.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
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 ?
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Well done is better than well said.
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.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.