The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
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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.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
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 ?'
There is no education like adversity.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
A bold onset is half the battle.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Real love stories never have endings.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reach for the stars.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Practice makes perfect.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
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.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
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
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Passion is the genesis of genius.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
It is always your next move.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.