There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
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There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
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.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
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
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Kind words conquer.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
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.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
One man with courage is a majority.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
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.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
No one became poor by giving alms.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.