We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
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I think therefore I am
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Love is the only rational act.
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Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Only the educated are free.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.