Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
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Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never, never, never give up.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Love is not selfish.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
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.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Ideas without action are worthless.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are never enough I Love You's.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
My heart shall be thy garden.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You create your reality.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.