Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Love those who love you.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A healthy outside starts from the inside
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
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.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
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
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.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Love sees roses without thorns.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
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
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
If it is to be it is up to me.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.