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.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
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 more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
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.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
A simple I love you means more than money.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
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.
Life is what you make it.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
He who stops being better stops being good.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
After your jump, the net appears.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.