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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We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
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.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Seize the day.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
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.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Love knows no bounds.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Attitude determines altitude.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Action is the antidote to despair.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.