They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
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I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Actions speak louder than words.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
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 !
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
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.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Follow your dreams.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.