Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
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Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
If you love someone, set them free.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
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
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
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
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
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)
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
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.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
They can because they think they can.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
My life is my message.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
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.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
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.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
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.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.