Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
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Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
The past does not equal the future.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
They alone live, who live for others.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
It is always your next move.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Do what you love and the money will follow
The road to success is always under construction.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
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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.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.