If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
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Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Live your dreams.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
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.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Security is a kind of death.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
For Love is Immortality.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
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.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.