There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
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Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
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.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
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
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
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.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Kind words conquer.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
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.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
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.
There is no education like adversity.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Find the good -- and praise it.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
The beginning is the half of every action.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Old love does not rust.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.