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
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
He who hesitates is lost !
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
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.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
No man is wise enough by himself.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Hard work pays off.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
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.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
I light my candle from their torches.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Work is love made manifest.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Live with passion !
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.