There is no luck except where there is discipline.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
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What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Don't water your weeds.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
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.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
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
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
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
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
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.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Change comes from within.
Above all to thine own self be true.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
High expectations are the key to everything.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Do it now !
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
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.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
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.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
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
You become what you think about.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Success is a journey not a destination.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.