Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
They can because they think they can.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Whatever it takes !
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
No pain, No gain.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
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
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.