When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Love that is true never grows old.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
To ask the hard question is simple.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
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)
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
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.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
My life is my message.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
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
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Let thy words be few.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
No one became poor by giving alms.
You become what you think about.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.