Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Don't water your weeds.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
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.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
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 ? ''
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
You create your reality.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.