If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
If you love someone, set them free.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
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.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that 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.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Perfect love can not be without equality.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
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.
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.
Change comes from within.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
There is time for everything.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.