You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
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The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
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.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
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.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Love conquers all.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
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. Discover.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
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.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
After your jump, the net appears.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
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.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
It is always your next move.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.