Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
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Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
A woman who is loved always has success.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
There is no education like adversity.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Love understands all languages.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
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.
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.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Ability is sexless.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
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."
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
They alone live, who live for others.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
There is no substitute for hard work.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Better late than never.
The buck stops here.
A bold onset is half the battle.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Work is love made manifest.
Actions speak louder than words.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Happiness is a state of mind.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.