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Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
To know me is to love me.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Live with passion !
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
It's never too late.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Keep the Faith.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
We will either find a way or make one.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
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
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
I saw and loved.
I know that I will die laughing.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
The sun will come up tomorrow
Perfect love can not be without equality.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.