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You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Anything is possible.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Love is the only rational act.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
No matter where you go, there you are.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
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.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Hard work pays off.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
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.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
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
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
In love beggar and king are equal.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.