Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
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Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
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
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
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)
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
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)
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
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
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
There is no education like adversity.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Every dog has his day.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You create your reality.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Actions speak louder than words.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
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
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Love is the only rational act.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
The loving are the daring.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
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.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.