Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
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When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Let thy words be few.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
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
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
You're as old as you behave.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Remove failure as an option.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Ability is sexless.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.