Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
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I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Count your blessings.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Hard work pays off.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
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.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love, two minds without a single thought.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
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
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
If it is to be it is up to me.
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)
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
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''.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
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.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Happiness is a state of activity.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Life is what you make it.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.