There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
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The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
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
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.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
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 cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
All you need is love.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
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)
Union gives strength.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
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)
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Love is the only rational act.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.