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You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
They can because they think they can.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Love knows no bounds.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Nothing succeeds like success.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive 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.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
Union gives strength.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
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.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Well done is better than well said.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
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.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
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.