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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We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Seize the day.
Success is the child of audacity.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Security is a kind of death.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
The best proof of love is trust.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
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)
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
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.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
I know that I will die laughing.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.