The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
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Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Love is perfect kindness
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Love is a hole in the heart.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
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
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
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
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
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
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?