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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The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Never say die.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Success is never wondering what if.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
There is no education like adversity.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
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.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
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.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Ability is sexless.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
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
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.