Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
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The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
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.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
If you love someone, set them free.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Change comes from within.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Old love does not rust.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
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.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Hope springs eternal.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
There are no gains without pains.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
No matter where you go, there you are.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
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
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind