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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The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
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
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Many hands make light work.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Don't go through life, grow through life.
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
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Love is the only rational act.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Money without brains is always dangerous.
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.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.