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.
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For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
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.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
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.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.