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Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
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.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
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.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Truth fears no questions.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Nature does nothing uselessly.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
In love beggar and king are equal.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
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.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.