The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
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Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
It's never too late.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
We must be the change we wish to see.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Procrastination is the thief of time.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
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.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
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
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Don't water your weeds.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
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.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Do or do not, there is no try.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
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.
The heart that loves is always young.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Reach for the stars.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
To ask the hard question is simple.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.