I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
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Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Faith can move mountains.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
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.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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Ghostface, Scream (1996)
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
You're as old as you behave.
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.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
You are what you think about all day long.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Hope springs eternal.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
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.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
What's meant to be will always find a way
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
They are able because they think they are able.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
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.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Follow your dreams.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day