There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Love is the only rational act.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
He who stops being better stops being good.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
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.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
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.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
You are what you think you are.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.