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Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
No matter where you go, there you are.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
I light my candle from their torches.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
The heart that loves is always young.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
I think therefore I am
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
The best things in life are not things.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
You complete me.
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.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Well done is better than well said.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.