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The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
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.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
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
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.