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Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Hard work pays off.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
Success is predictable.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Trent, Swingers (1996)
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Love knows no bounds.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
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.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Never, never, never give up.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
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.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Actions speak louder than words.
Do or do not, there is no try.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
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
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.