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This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Kind words conquer.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
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.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
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.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.