Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Never, never, never give up.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Work is love made manifest.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Roll with the punches.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
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.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Do it now !
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
No matter where you go, there you are.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
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.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.