Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
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He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Never, never, never give up.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
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.
Let thy words be few.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
In love beggar and king are equal.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
I know that I will die laughing.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
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
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
May you live all the days of your life.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
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.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
It's never too late.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
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.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
This is the beginning of a new day.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
I saw and loved.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.