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One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
He who has hope has everything.
Union gives strength.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Never say die.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
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.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
This too, shall pass.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Truth fears no questions.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
If you love someone, set them free.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
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It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.