Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
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Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
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.
Love the giver more than the gift.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
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.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
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
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
No matter where you go, there you are.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
My heart is ever at your service.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
High expectations are the key to everything.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
None are homely who smile.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
There is no education like adversity.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
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
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
They alone live, who live for others.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.