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You must do the things you think you cannot do.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
You complete me.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Only the educated are free.
He who has hope has everything.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
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 ?'
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
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.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
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.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
For with god all things are possible.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
You only get out what you put in.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Attitude is everything.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
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 can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
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.