With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
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If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
No one became poor by giving alms.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
We tend to live up to our expectations.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
To know me is to love me.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
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.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Without a general an army is lost.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.