Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
A simple I love you means more than money.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
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.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
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.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
He who hesitates is lost.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Love is not selfish.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.