Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
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The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Come, let us make love deathless.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
He who has hope has everything.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
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.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
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)
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
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.
Many hands make light work.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
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."
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.