You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
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Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Think and grow rich.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
A bold onset is half the battle.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
The best way out is always through.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Ability is sexless.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Talkers are no good doers.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
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 !