To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Strike while the iron is hot.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
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
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Love is not selfish.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
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.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Slow but steady wins the race.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
What's another word for thesaurus ?
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.