It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
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Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
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.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
For Love is Immortality.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Life is what you make it.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.