You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
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The show must go on.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Come, let us make love deathless.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
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.
E. Joseph Cossman
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
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.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
All work is empty save when there is love.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Friendship is not born of words alone.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
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.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
The best proof of love is trust.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.