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This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
May you live all the days of your life.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Success is never wondering what if.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Never spend your money before you have it.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
My heart is ever at your service.
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
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.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Better late than never.
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.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
He who hesitates is lost.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Success is predictable.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.