To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
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.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
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
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
The book you don't read cant help.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
If you love someone, set them free.
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.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Live life with passion.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
They alone live, who live for others.
The best proof of love is trust.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
If you're going through hell, keep going.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
You create your reality.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Talkers are no good doers.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
The show must go on.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Nothing succeeds like success.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.