A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
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The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
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.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
It ain't over till it's over.
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Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
You create your reality.
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.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
You only get out what you put in.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
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.