Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
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Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
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.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Love is not selfish.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
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
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
You can do what you want to do.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
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.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
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
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.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
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.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
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.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
I saw and loved.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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)
Make the second effort your second nature.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.