Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
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High expectations are the key to everything.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
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.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Ability is sexless.
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.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
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.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
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.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
For with god all things are possible.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
The heart that loves is always young.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
The beginning is the half of every action.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.