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Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
No involvement, no commitment.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
Slow but steady wins the race.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Hope springs eternal.
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.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
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.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
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
Think and grow rich.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Do what you love and the money will follow
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
A life lived in fear is half lived.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
They can because they think they can.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.