The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
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You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
They can because they think they can.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
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.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
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.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
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.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
They can because they think they can.
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)
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
This is the beginning of a new day.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Great oaks from little acorns grow
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.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.