A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
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.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
They are able because they think they are able.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
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.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Success is a journey not a destination.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.