If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
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First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Never say die.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
The best proof of love is trust.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Work is love made manifest.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Without a general an army is lost.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Experience is the best teacher.
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.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.