If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
It ain't over till it's over.
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Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
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
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
For with god all things are possible.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
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.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
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.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
To ask the hard question is simple.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Never stop dreaming.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Love never claims, it ever gives.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.