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Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
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.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Follow your dreams.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
He who hesitates is lost.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
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.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
The heart that loves is always young.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Where there's life, there's hope.
God doesn't make junk.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
They can because they think they can.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Believe in yourself.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.