It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
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Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
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.
Happy wife, happy life.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
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.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
You're as old as you behave.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
The show must go on.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
They are able because they think they are able.
If you love someone, set them free.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.