Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
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Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
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.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Live with passion.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Trent, Swingers (1996)
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
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.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
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.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
No pain, No gain.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
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
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.