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Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
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
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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 is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
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.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
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
I light my candle from their torches.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
I know that I will die laughing.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
You only get out what you put in.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.