Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
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Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
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.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Seize the day.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Without a general an army is lost.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
The best way out is always through.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Seek first to understand, then be understood
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.