There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Attitude is everything.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
The best way out is always through.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
This too, shall pass.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
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
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
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.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
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Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
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.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Security is a kind of death.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
All you need is love.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Love sees roses without thorns.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.