The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
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You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
One man with courage is a majority.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Love understands all languages.
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.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
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.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Keep the Faith.
Live life with passion.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
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Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
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
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.