We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
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These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Love understands all languages.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
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.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
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
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Reach for the stars.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You become what you think about.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Practice makes perfect.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
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)
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
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
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
To ask the hard question is simple.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.