If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
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Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
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.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
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.
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
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
All work is empty save when there is love.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Never, never, never give up.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
This is the beginning of a new day.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
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.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
There is no education like adversity.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
If it is to be it is up to me.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.