Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
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The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Live your dreams.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
I saw and loved.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Happiness is a state of mind.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
You create your reality.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Ideas without action are worthless.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not