We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
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All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Attitude determines altitude.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
You become what you think about.
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.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
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.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Well done is better than well said.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
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.
Don't ever give up.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Security is a kind of death.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
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.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
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.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.