Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
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My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The road to success is always under construction.
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.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
Don't water your weeds.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Life is what you make it.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
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 can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
You must motivate yourself every day.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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.
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
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love knows no bounds.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?