When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
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.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
What is life without the radiance of love.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Actions speak louder than words.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
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
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
What's meant to be will always find a way
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.