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Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
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.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
They alone live, who live for others.
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.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
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.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
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.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is a state of mind.
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.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
God doesn't make junk.
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 worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
What's meant to be will always find a way
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.