Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
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Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
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.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
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.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
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 person does not hear.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
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
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Count your blessings.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
There is no education like adversity.
The best things in life are not things.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
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
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
God doesn't make junk.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
The past does not equal the future.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.