If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
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
If there is a will, there is a way.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
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.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Change your thoughts, change your life.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
I think therefore I am
You complete me.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Keep the Faith.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
You can do anything you put your mind to.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
The loving are the daring.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
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
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
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.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.