Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
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I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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.
Success is predictable.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
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.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
If you can dream it, you can do it.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
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 !
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
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''.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Begin with the end in mind.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
If you love someone, set them free.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Don't ever give up.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
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)
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.