We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
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You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Change comes from within.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
To know me is to love me.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Love conquers all.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
You become what you think about.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
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.
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.
Success is predictable.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
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.
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.
They alone live, who live for others.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
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
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !