When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
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Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Attitude determines altitude.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
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.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ideas without action are worthless.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Practice makes perfect.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
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)
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
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
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
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.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
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
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
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
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
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
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
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.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.