Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
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Obstacles are great incentives.
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.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
You must motivate yourself every day.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
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.
Action is the antidote to despair.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
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.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.