Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Love is the whole and more than all.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
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
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
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
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Life is what you make it.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Whatever it takes !
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Never spend your money before you have it.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
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.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
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.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
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
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.