Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
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One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
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.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
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.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Love understands all languages.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
I light my candle from their torches.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Begin with the end in mind.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Love the giver more than the gift.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Better late than never.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.