Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Love is letting go of fear.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Whatever it takes !
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
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
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Success is never wondering what if.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
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.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Anything is possible.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.