Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
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Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Success is predictable.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
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
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
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.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Reach for the stars.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
It is always your next move.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Hope springs eternal.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.