The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
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You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Ideas... they have the power
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
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)
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
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.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
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.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
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)
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
They alone live, who live for others.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Love sees roses without thorns.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Act or accept.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.