The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
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.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Security is a kind of death.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
A woman who is loved always has success.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Love is letting go of fear.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Work is love made manifest.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
We can only learn to love by loving.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
The first duty of love is to listen.
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.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.