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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Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Be the best that you can be.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
The best things in life are not things.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Experience is the best teacher.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Faith can move mountains.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Better late than never.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
High expectations are the key to everything.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.