How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
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The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Success is a journey not a destination.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Live with passion !
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Live your dreams.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obstacles are great incentives.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I light my candle from their torches.
You are what you think about all day long.
Love is not selfish.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
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
The best things in life are not things.
If you love someone, set them free.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
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.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
High expectations are the key to everything.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Every dog has his day.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.