Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
He who stops being better stops being good.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Live with passion.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
It is always your next move.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Truth fears no questions.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
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
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
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 ?
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
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.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Every dog has his day.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Don't water your weeds.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.