Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
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The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Nothing succeeds like success.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
My friends are my estate.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
He who has hope has everything.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
It ain't over till it's over.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Act or accept.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.