The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
The first duty of love is to listen.
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Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
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Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
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 best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
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
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Love is a hole in the heart.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
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)
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
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.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
If you're going through hell, keep going.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Talkers are no good doers.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Be the best that you can be.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.