The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
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Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
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
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
The first duty of love is to listen.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Count your blessings.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
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.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
I light my candle from their torches.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.