Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
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When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
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.
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.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Union gives strength.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Do or do not, there is no try.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Happy wife, happy life.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
No man is wise enough by himself.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
The best way out is always through.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
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.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Love that is true never grows old.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.