The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Follow your dreams.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Every dog has his day.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
What is life without the radiance of love.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
You are what you think you are.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
If there is a will, there is a way.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
To know me is to love me.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Think and grow rich.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Love conquers all.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
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
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
He who has hope has everything.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.