The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Love is the only rational act.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
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.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
No one became poor by giving alms.
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
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
My friends are my estate.
Love those who love you.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
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
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love