I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Nothing succeeds like success.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
They are able because they think they are able.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
The heart that loves is always young.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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.
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.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Keep the Faith.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
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
Experience is the best teacher.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Obstacles are great incentives.
Ability is sexless.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Remove failure as an option.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?