Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
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Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
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.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
The best things in life are not things.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Love those who love you.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
A woman who is loved always has success.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
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.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
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.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.