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Love conquers all.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Live your dreams.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
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.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Come, let us make love deathless.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
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.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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.
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.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
The beginning is the half of every action.
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.
We will either find a way or make one.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If there is a will, there is a way.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
There is no education like adversity.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
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.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Honesty is the best image.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.