Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
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Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
The show must go on.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Truth fears no questions.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
The way we see the problem is the problem.
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.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
Come, let us make love deathless.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
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
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
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.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
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.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
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
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.