A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
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Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
If you're going through hell, keep going.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
I saw and loved.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tough times never last but tough people do.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
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)
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
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.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
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.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
The road to success is always under construction.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
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.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
In love beggar and king are equal.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
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.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.