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My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
We love because it's the only true adventure.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Count your blessings.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
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.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
No one became poor by giving alms.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Never stop dreaming.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The ready back gets all the loads.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
We will either find a way or make one.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
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
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
If there is a will, there is a way.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Come, let us make love deathless.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
I light my candle from their torches.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
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.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.