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Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
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Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
The show must go on.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Never, never, never give up.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
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.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Without a general an army is lost.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Hope springs eternal.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Never stop dreaming.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Your attitude determines your altitude.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.