The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
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You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
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 ?'
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Little strokes fell great oaks.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Faith can move mountains.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
The book you don't read cant help.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
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
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.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.