Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
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I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
The best proof of love is trust.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
God doesn't make junk.
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
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
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.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
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)
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Kind words conquer.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
He who hesitates is lost !
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
There is no education like adversity.
To know me is to love me.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
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.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".