I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Well done is better than well said.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Happy wife, happy life.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Kind words conquer.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.