I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
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.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Live with passion !
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Never complain about what you permit.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Success is predictable.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Ideas without action are worthless.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
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.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
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.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.