Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
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Love the giver more than the gift.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Where there is love there is life.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Act or accept.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
My heart is ever at your service.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
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.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.