The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
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Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
He who stops being better stops being good.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
A woman who is loved always has success.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
If there is a will, there is a way.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Many hands make light work.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
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.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
The first duty of love is to listen.
Find the good -- and praise it.
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.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Faith can move mountains.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Real love stories never have endings.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.