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Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Real love stories never have endings.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Change comes from within.
This too, shall pass.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Ideas... they have the power
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
There is no education like adversity.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
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)
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Adventure is worthwhile.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
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.
Live life with passion.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
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.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
For with god all things are possible.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.