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Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
What ever you are be a good one.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Success is predictable.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Be Here Now.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Live with passion.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.