Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
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Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Better late than never.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is perfect kindness
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
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
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.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
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Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Above all to thine own self be true.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.