If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
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The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
It is never too late to be what we might have been
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
You become what you think about.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
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.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
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.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Slow but steady wins the race.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
The best things in life are not things.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
You are today where your thoughts have brought
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
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.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.