Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
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There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
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.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The show must go on.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
All you need is love.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Begin with the end in mind.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Make the second effort your second nature.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
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.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.