Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
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.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
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.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Real love stories never have endings.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Don't go through life, grow through life.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The best things in life are free.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
The road to success is always under construction.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
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.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Never spend your money before you have it.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.