The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
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I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
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)
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
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
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
The best proof of love is trust.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
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
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
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.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
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
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
He who has hope has everything.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
They can because they think they can.
Better late than never.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
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.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.