Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
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Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
If there is a will, there is a way.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
One man with courage is a majority.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
He who hesitates is lost !
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Don't water your weeds.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
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
A bold onset is half the battle.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
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
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.