If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
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.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
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
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
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
They can because they think they can.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
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
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Never complain about what you permit.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
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.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We must be the change we wish to see.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
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.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Fortune favors the brave.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.