A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
We must be the change we wish to see.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
You are what you think you are.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
You're as old as you behave.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Love is the only rational act.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Experience is the best teacher.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.