All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Whatever it takes !
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
The best things in life are not things.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
If it is to be it is up to me.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
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.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Anything is possible.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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)
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
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.
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.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
You always succeed in producing a result.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.