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Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
The heart that loves is always young.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Love is the only rational act.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Obstacles are great incentives.
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
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
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.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Happiness is a state of mind.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
For with god all things are possible.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
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.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Honesty is the best image.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.