Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
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Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Success leaves clues.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
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.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
He who has great power should use it lightly.
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.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Well done is better than well said.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.