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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Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Love is perfect kindness
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
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.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
If you're going through hell, keep going.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
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
In love beggar and king are equal.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
None are homely who smile.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Success is the child of audacity.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
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
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.