Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
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The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
There is time for everything.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Love those who love you.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
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.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
What's meant to be will always find a way
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.