Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
He who hesitates is lost.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Come, let us make love deathless.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
We will either find a way or make one.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I light my candle from their torches.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
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.
None are homely who smile.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
You're as old as you behave.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
He who has hope has everything.
The beginning is the half of every action.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.