Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
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Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
It ain't over till it's over.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
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.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.