The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
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You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Don't go through life, grow through life.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Do it now !
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
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.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Practice makes perfect.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
A healthy outside starts from the inside
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)
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
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.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Keep the Faith.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
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.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
No man is wise enough by himself.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Count your blessings.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.