An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
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There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
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)
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
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
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
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 !
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What is life without the radiance of love.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
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)
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Kind words conquer.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Security is a kind of death.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Never complain about what you permit.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love that is true never grows old.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.