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Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
We come to beginnings only at the end.
What ever you are be a good one.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
The show must go on.
Love is the only rational act.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
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.
W. Clement Stone
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
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You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Live with passion !
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Action is the antidote to despair.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?