Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
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The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Practice makes perfect.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
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.
No man is wise enough by himself.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.