The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
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To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for 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.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every dog has his day.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
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
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
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)
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Talkers are no good doers.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Never say die.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
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 ?
Do what you love and the money will follow
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
The best way out is always through.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
I know that I will die laughing.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Roll with the punches.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.