Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
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There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
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.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
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.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Love is not selfish.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
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
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who stops being better stops being good.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
I think therefore I am
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
After your jump, the net appears.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.