Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
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.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Love is the whole and more than all.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
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.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Every dog has his day.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
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.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.