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If you love someone, set them free.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
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 worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
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
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Hope springs eternal.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
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.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Old love does not rust.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
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
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
They can because they think they can.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
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.
You had me at hello.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.