Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
High expectations are the key to everything.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
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.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Love is letting go of fear.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Follow your dreams.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Our only security is in our ability to change.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
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
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
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.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Success is a journey not a destination.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.