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We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
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
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
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
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Keep away from 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.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
He who stops being better stops being good.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
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.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Come, let us make love deathless.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
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.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.