Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
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People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
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The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Live with passion.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
The ready back gets all the loads.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Count your blessings.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Procrastination is the thief of time.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
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 toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
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
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Never, never, never give up.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
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 !
Happy wife, happy life.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
You must motivate yourself every day.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?