To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
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There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Love is the only rational act.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
The loving are the daring.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
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
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
To ask the hard question is simple.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
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.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
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.
Change comes from within.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Without a general an army is lost.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Whatever you are be a good one.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.