The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
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Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
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.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
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)
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Keep the Faith.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
My friends are my estate.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
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.
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.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
What's meant to be will always find a way
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Without a general an army is lost.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Never say die.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Never, never, never give up.
This too, shall pass.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.