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
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Happiness is a state of mind.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
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
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
They alone live, who live for others.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
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.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Kind words conquer.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Change comes from within.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
The best way out is always through.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
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.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Love is letting go of fear.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.