There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
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Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Be the best that you can be.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
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.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
What's another word for thesaurus ?
After your jump, the net appears.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Don't water your weeds.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
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.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
There are never enough I Love You's.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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.
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. Discover.
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
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.