The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
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Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
This too, shall pass.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
You're as old as you behave.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Success leaves clues.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Believe in yourself.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
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.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it