Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
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I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
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.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
To know me is to love me.
The best way out is always through.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
There are no gains without pains.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
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.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
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)
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Don't ever give up.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.