Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
You can do anything you put your mind to.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
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
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Love the giver more than the gift.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
There is no substitute for hard work.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Live with passion !
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Security is a kind of death.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Ability is sexless.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
You are what you think you are.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.