Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
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An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
Seize the day.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Live with passion.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Success is never wondering what if.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
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
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
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
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
The book you don't read cant help.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
My friends are my estate.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
You are today where your thoughts have brought
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.