A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Do it now !
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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)
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
You become what you think about.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Where there's life, there's hope.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.