If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
I know that I will die laughing.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
For Love is Immortality.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Be who you are in every situation.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
He who has great power should use it lightly.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
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.
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.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
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.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
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.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
I saw and loved.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.