Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
No man is wise enough by himself.
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"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Never, never, never give up.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
We must be the change we wish to see.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
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.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Success is a journey not a destination.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Where there is love there is life.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.