I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
To know me is to love me.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
This is the beginning of a new day.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Love understands all languages.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Love is not selfish.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Experience is the best teacher.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
This too, shall pass.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love knows no bounds.
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
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Attitude is everything.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.