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In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
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.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
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
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
My friends are my estate.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Love is the only rational act.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Never stop dreaming.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
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.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
You must motivate yourself every day.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
He who has hope has everything.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?