There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
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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 best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
If you can dream it, you can do it.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
You always succeed in producing a result.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
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.
Many hands make light work.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Don't ever give up.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Ability is sexless.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
The ready back gets all the loads.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
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.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
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
Every cloud has a silver lining.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.