The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
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First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
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.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Be the change you want to see in the world.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Love those who love you.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Better late than never.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
The road to success is always under construction.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
No man is wise enough by himself.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
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.
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.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Hope springs eternal.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Slow but steady wins the race.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
For Love is Immortality.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.