Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
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The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
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.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Be the best that you can be.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
He who has hope has everything.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Work is love made manifest.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
You are what you think about all day long.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Never stop dreaming.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Ability is sexless.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.