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I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
It ain't over till it's over.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
What's meant to be will always find a way
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Make the second effort your second nature.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
They are able because they think they are able.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Without music, life would be a mistake.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
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 I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.