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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.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
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
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Live with passion.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Work is love made manifest.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
You're as old as you behave.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Honesty is the best image.
They are able because they think they are able.
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
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
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.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
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
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
My heart shall be thy garden.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Well done is better than well said.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.