To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Actions speak louder than words.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
After your jump, the net appears.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
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.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
The past does not equal the future.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.