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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I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
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
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
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.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
They can because they think they can.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
One man with courage is a majority.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Attitude determines altitude.
Hard work pays off.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
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.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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)
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Remove failure as an option.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.