We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
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.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
There is time for everything.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
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.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
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.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
There are never enough I Love You's.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Believe in yourself.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
No involvement, no commitment.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Never, never, never give up.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
The successful man is the average man, focused.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The beginning is the half of every action.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.