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Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Be the best that you can be.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
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.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
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.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
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.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Let thy words be few.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
There is time for everything.
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.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never complain about what you permit.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
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
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
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
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Work is love made manifest.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
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.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
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.