In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
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Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
We will either find a way or make one.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Attitude is everything.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
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.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
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.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Old love does not rust.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
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.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
He who stops being better stops being good.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.