Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
I'm a true believer in karma. You get what you give, whether it's good or bad.
Reality is something you rise above.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself.
Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.
The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.
It's only through listening that you learn, and I never want to stop learning.
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
A lot of people are afraid to say what they want.That's why they don't get what they want.
Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in.
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
If you don't know what your passion is, realize that one reason for your existence on earth is to find it.
To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong admit it, Whenever you're right, shut up.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
Wise people seek solutions; the unaware only cast blame.
The child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.
--Dr. Benjamin Spock
And after reading Thoreau I felt how much I have lost by leaving nature out of my life.
--F. Scott Fitzgerald
Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.
The only failure is not to try.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a
Our children give us the opportunity to become the parents we always wished we'd had.
The man who, in a fit of melancholy, kills himself today may have wished to live had he waited a week.
Beauty is only skin deep. I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit.
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Everyone's a teacher if you listen.
The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.
If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worth reading
Or do things worth the writing.
Life is a series of commas, not periods.
No one is more enslaved than a slave who doesn't think they're enslaved.
I am still learning.
--Michelangelo (at the age of 80)
You can't undo the past...but you can certainly not repeat it.
Treat the earth well, It was not given to you by your parents, It was loaned to you by your children.
--Native American saying
Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent.
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.
Here's to the future! The only limits are the limits of our imagination. Dream up the kind of world you want to live in, dream out loud, at high volume.
Our lives are given meaning by our actions--accomplishments made while we are "here" that extend beyond our own time.
I think the purpose of life is to be happy, to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is above all, to matter; to count, to stand for something, to have made a difference that you lived at all.
Clinging to the past is the problem. Embracing change is the solution.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
You don't have to be a "person of influence" to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they've taught me.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
No person is your friend who demands your silence or denies your right to grow.
When one will not, two cannot quarrel.
Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
--George Jean Nathan
Nobody cares if you don't dance well. Just get up and dance.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
--Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency—the belief that the here and now is all there is.
-- Allan Bloom
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
I don't know what the future holds, but I know who holds the future: It is you.
--Sandra Day O'Connor
Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don't, who will?
--Jon Bon Jovi
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot, for the places and people you're lucky you're not.
Help and you will abolish apathy--the void that is so quickly filled by ignorance and evil.
At first, I only laughed at myself. Then I noticed that life itself is amusing. I've been in a generally good mood ever since.
--Marilyn vos Savant
Life can't give me Joy and Peace --It's up to me to will it.
Life just gives me Time and Space --It's up to me to fill it.
Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships.
The greatest glory never comes from falling, but fromrising each time you fall.
I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me.
The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.
--Oliver Wendell Holmes
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Take a stand for what's right. Raise a ruckus and make a change. You may not always be popular, but you'll be part of something larger and bigger and greater than yourself. Besides, making history is extremely cool.
--Samuel L. Jackson
Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
QUESTION AUTHORITY !
I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying.
Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.
The best things in life aren't things.