Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
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The show must go on.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Happy wife, happy life.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
The best way out is always through.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
To ask the hard question is simple.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
Roll with the punches.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
High expectations are the key to everything.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
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.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
God doesn't make junk.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.