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Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
If you love someone, set them free.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Well done is better than well said.
Happy wife, happy life.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
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.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Attitude is everything.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Obstacles are great incentives.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
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.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
You become what you think about.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.