I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
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All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Be the best that you can be.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Kind words conquer.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Do it now !
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
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
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
Never, never, never give up.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
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.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
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
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
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
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.