The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
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.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Love is perfect kindness
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Be Here Now.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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.
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.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Where there is love there is life.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
No pain, No gain.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
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
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.