I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
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There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
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.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
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.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Adventure is worthwhile.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Whatever you are be a good one.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
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
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.