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 ?
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
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.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Love understands all languages.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
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.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
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.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
You always succeed in producing a result.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
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.
Pearl S. Buck
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
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.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.