It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Make the second effort your second nature.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Love is letting go of fear.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
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.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Live your dreams.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
The buck stops here.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
No man is free who is not master of himself.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
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
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
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 time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
Adventure is worthwhile.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.