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Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
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
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
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.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
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 this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
There is no education like adversity.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Security is a kind of death.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
They are able because they think they are able.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
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
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
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.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
They can because they think they can.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
I know that I will die laughing.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
You had me at hello.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.