A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Be who you are in every situation.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Where there is love there is life.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness is a state of mind.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
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.
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 is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
You always succeed in producing a result.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
They can because they think they can.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Follow your dreams.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
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.
Do it now !
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
For Love is Immortality.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
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.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
You're as old as you behave.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.