My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
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The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happy wife, happy life.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
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
He who hesitates is lost.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
We will either find a way or make one.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Nothing succeeds like success.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
High expectations are the key to everything.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
A simple I love you means more than money.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
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W. Clement Stone
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
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Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
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A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.