A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
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.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
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.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
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.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
There are no gains without pains.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
No man is wise enough by himself.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.