The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
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Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Ideas... they have the power
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
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.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
There is time for everything.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Our love is here to stay.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Where there is love there is life.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
The loving are the daring.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Act or accept.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.