I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
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Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
What's meant to be will always find a way
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Love that is true never grows old.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
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.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
There are never enough I Love You's.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
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.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
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
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
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
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
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.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.