Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
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This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
After your jump, the net appears.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
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.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
You complete me.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
All work is empty save when there is love.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Success is a journey not a destination.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Follow your dreams.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
Let thy words be few.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.