Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
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Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
There is no education like adversity.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
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.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
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.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
I saw and loved.
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
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
This is the beginning of a new day.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Never, never, never give up.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
You can observe a lot just by watching.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
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 legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
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.
Be the best that you can be.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Security is a kind of death.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.