We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Love those who love you.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Live with passion !
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Life is what you make it.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Attitude determines altitude.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
How far you go in life depends on you 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
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
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
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Love is not selfish.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Well done is better than well said.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Be who you are in every situation.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
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.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
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.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.