Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
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Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
It ain't over till it's over.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
High expectations are the key to everything.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
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
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Necessity is the mother of invention.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
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.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
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.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !