Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
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We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
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)
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
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.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
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
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
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
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
The best way out is always through.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
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)
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
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.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.