Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
The sun will come up tomorrow
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
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.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
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.
Change comes from within.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
You always succeed in producing a result.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Love understands all languages.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
No matter where you go, there you are.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Roll with the punches.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
You are what you think about all day long.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.