Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
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
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Remove failure as an option.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
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
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
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.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that 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.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
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
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
My heart shall be thy garden.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.