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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The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
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.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
What ever you are be a good one.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
Be the best that you can be.
The best things in life are not things.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
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.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
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.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.