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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The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
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
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
No man is wise enough by himself.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
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.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
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.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
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
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
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.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Practice makes perfect.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
There are never enough I Love You's.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
He who hesitates is lost.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.