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Obstacles are great incentives.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Seize the day.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
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.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Love understands all languages.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
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
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
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
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
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.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.