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Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Success is predictable.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
It ain't over till it's over.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Live your dreams.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
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.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
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.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Come, let us make love deathless.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
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.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.