Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
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There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
You always succeed in producing a result.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
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.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
You must motivate yourself every day.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
There are no gains without pains.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Faith can move mountains.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.