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Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
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
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
There is no education like adversity.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Follow your dreams.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The best way out is always through.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
You are what you think you are.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To know me is to love me.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Count your blessings.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.