A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
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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.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Attitude determines altitude.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
What ever you are be a good one.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
For with god all things are possible.
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.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
If you love someone, set them free.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.