Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Where there's life, there's hope.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
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
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
There is no education like adversity.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
The beginning is the half of every action.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
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.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Truth fears no questions.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
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.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
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.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
You become what you think about.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Live life with passion.
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.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.