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The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
There's always a way - if you're committed.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
For with god all things are possible.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
Live with passion.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Success is a journey not a destination.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
They can because they think they can.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
Love knows no bounds.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Live your dreams.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Act or accept.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
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.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.