Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
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)
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
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.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Ability is sexless.
To know me is to love me.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
The show must go on.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
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.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one became poor by giving alms.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
The ready back gets all the loads.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Live your dreams.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
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.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.