If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
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Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
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.
He who hesitates is lost.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Love that is true never grows old.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Attitude is everything.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
He who stops being better stops being good.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Live your dreams.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Love is the whole and more than all.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Pep without purpose is piffle.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.