Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Fortune favors the brave.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
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Your attitude determines your altitude.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
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.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
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 is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Ideas... they have the power
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
A leader is a dealer in hope.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
This too, shall pass.
Whatever it takes !
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Be who you are in every situation.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
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.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.