Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Happy wife, happy life.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Love knows no bounds.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
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
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
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.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Work is love made manifest.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
The loving are the daring.
There is no education like adversity.
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
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
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.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
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)
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Keep away from small 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.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.