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Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
Pep without purpose is piffle.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
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
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
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
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Love is friendship set on fire.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Come, let us make love deathless.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
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 ?'
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
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
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Hope springs eternal.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
You complete me.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?