I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
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
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
There is no education like adversity.
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.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
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.
Union gives strength.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
After your jump, the net appears.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
You can observe a lot just by watching.
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
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Find the good -- and praise it.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.