What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
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The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
None are homely who smile.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
No involvement, no commitment.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Many hands make light work.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Love is perfect kindness
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
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.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Change your thoughts, change your life.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Great men are not always wise.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Love the giver more than the gift.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
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.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
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.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Follow your dreams.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.