To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Anything is possible.
You are what you think you are.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Love understands all languages.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
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.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
My heart is ever at your service.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
No involvement, no commitment.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
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.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
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Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.