Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
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If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
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
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Don't ever give up.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
The past does not equal the future.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
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.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
What ever you are be a good one.
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.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
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
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Happy wife, happy life.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Truth fears no questions.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Every dog has his day.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
The best things in life are free.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.