Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
I worked hard and made my own way, just as my father had. And just, I'm sure, as he hoped I would. I learned, from observing him, the satisfaction that comes from striving and seeing a dream fulfilled.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true.
You must understand that love never keeps a man from pursuing his Personal Legend. If he abandons that pursuit, it's because it wasn't a true love.. the love that speaks the language of the world.
And I had a great time making Reloaded and Revolutions. It's great that people are coming out to see the films and I hope they enjoy them.
And of course to work with Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton, and work with a wonderful, beautiful script directed by Nancy Meyers, it was really for me a dream come true.
It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are.
Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.
Moreover, no one is judged from the natural man, thus not so long as he lives in the natural world, for man is then in a natural body; but everyone is judged in the spiritual man, and therefore when he comes into the spiritual world, for man is then in a spiritual body.
I remember being young in the 1960s... we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. This being able to dream and to change the world.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I'd love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams come true.
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and numbers and time fully to accomplish his design.
True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power.
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.