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He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Adventure is worthwhile.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
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
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Be the best that you can be.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
There is no substitute for hard work.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
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.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Nature does nothing uselessly.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
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.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Honesty is the best image.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.