Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
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You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
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)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Practice makes perfect.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
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.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
High expectations are the key to everything.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
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.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
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.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
For Love is Immortality.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
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It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Whatever you are be a good one.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.