I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
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A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
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.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Don't water your weeds.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Laughter is the best medicine.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
I think therefore I am
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
The best proof of love is trust.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Truth fears no questions.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
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)
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Never complain about what you permit.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
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
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Talkers are no good doers.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Love conquers all.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Love that is true never grows old.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
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.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.