Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Be who you are in every situation.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
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.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
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.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
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.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Success is predictable.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
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.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.