The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
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Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Experience is the best teacher.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
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.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
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.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Security is a kind of death.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
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.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
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.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
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.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Success is predictable.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.