Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
You can do what you want to do.
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Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
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.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
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Real love stories never have endings.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Change comes from within.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
You complete me.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.