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Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best proof of love is trust.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
There are no gains without pains.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
You become what you think about.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
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.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
A woman who is loved always has success.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
You had me at hello.
Love is the only rational act.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
It's always darkest before the dawn.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Adventure is worthwhile.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.