Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
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.
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Where there's life, there's hope.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Find the good -- and praise it.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
You become what you think about.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
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.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Tough times never last but tough people do.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
To ask the hard question is simple.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Old love does not rust.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
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.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Talkers are no good doers.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Never say die.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.