I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Ideas... they have the power
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
I know that I will die laughing.
Nothing succeeds like success.
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.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Find the good -- and praise it.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
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
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
The past does not equal the future.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
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
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
No involvement, no commitment.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
For with god all things are possible.
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.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.