Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
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He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
The unexamined life is not worth living.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Security is a kind of death.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Never spend your money before you have it.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Better late than never.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
You can do anything you put your mind to.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
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.
Pearl S. Buck
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
It's never too late.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
You become what you think about.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
In love beggar and king are equal.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
All you need is love.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.