There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
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You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
To know me is to love me.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
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)
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
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
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
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.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Begin with the end in mind.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
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.