The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
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If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Better late than never.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Work is love made manifest.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Live your dreams.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
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.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
A bold onset is half the battle.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
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)
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.