This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
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Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
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.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
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
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
You become what you think about.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
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.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
It is always your next move.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
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
The ready back gets all the loads.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
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)
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
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)
Love that is true never grows old.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.