A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
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Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
Love conquers all.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Change comes from within.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
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.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
They alone live, who live for others.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
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
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Success is a journey not a destination.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
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.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Never say die.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
He who hesitates is lost !
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
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
You complete me.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
We must be the change we wish to see.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
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
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.