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Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
He who stops being better stops being good.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
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)
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
There are never enough I Love You's.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
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)
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Love is the whole and more than all.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
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)
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
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.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
If there is a will, there is a way.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Anything is possible.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Be the best that you can be.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
You become what you think about.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.