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Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Happiness is a state of mind.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
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
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Our love is here to stay.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Love is a hole in the heart.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
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.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
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.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
It ain't over till it's over.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Where there's life, there's hope.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
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
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.