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You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
You always succeed in producing a result.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
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.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
The book you don't read cant help.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
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 always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Above all to thine own self be true.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.