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It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
The best way out is always through.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Happiness is a state of mind.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.
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.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
It's never too late.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Better late than never.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.