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The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Where there is love there is life.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
This too, shall pass.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love, two minds without a single thought.
You are what you think about all day long.
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 am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
I light my candle from their torches.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
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.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
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.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
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
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
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.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.