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Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Be the best that you can be.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
You complete me.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
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
Old love does not rust.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
They can because they think they can.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Whatever you are be a good one.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Experience is the best teacher.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
The best things in life are free.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)