The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
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To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Be Here Now.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
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)
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
May you live all the days of your life.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
You had me at hello.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Every dog has his day.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.