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Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
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.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
What ever you are be a good one.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
What's another word for thesaurus ?
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
A life lived in fear is half lived.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Honesty is the best image.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Money without brains is always dangerous.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
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.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."