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.
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If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
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
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Ideas without action are worthless.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
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.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
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.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
The sun will come up tomorrow
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Love is letting go of fear.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.