Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
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Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Remove failure as an option.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Success leaves clues.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
The first duty of love is to listen.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
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.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Attitude determines altitude.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.