Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
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.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
There is time for everything.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
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.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
There is no education like adversity.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
You complete me.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.