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.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
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You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Attitude determines altitude.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
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.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
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.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
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.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Think and grow rich.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.