The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
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I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
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.
Believe in yourself.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Be the change you want to see in the world.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
A woman who is loved always has success.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
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.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live with passion.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
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.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
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.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Where there is love there is life.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Hope springs eternal.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.