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Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Whatever it takes !
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Practice makes perfect.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Our love is here to stay.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The loving are the daring.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
No matter where you go, there you are.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Hard work pays off.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Who, being loved, is poor ?
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
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.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
It's never too late.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.