Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
You create your reality.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
This too, shall pass.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Never say die.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
Never, never, never give up.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
You can observe a lot just by watching.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
It is always your next move.
Do it now !
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
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.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.