Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
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Procrastination is the thief of time.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fortune favors the brave.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
The road to success is always under construction.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
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.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Love is not selfish.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.