An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
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My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
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A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
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.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
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.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
There are never enough I Love You's.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Obstacles are great incentives.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
They are able because they think they are able.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Without a general an army is lost.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
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
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
You're as old as you behave.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
There is time for everything.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.