Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
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I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
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.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Where there's life, there's hope.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Success is never wondering what if.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
You create your reality.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
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.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.