To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
God doesn't make junk.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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)
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Practice makes perfect.
The best way out is always through.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
There is no education like adversity.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
The past does not equal the future.
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.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
You're as old as you behave.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.