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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.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Strike while the iron is hot.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Well done is better than well said.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
The heart that loves is always young.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
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.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
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.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
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.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Remove failure as an option.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.