If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
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The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
What's meant to be will always find a way
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Only the educated are free.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
We must be the change we wish to see.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
The buck stops here.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Success is never wondering what if.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.