There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
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If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Ability is sexless.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Experience is the best teacher.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
To know me is to love me.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
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
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
Love those who love you.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Keep the Faith.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is wise enough by himself.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
The beginning is the half of every action.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
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.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
To ask the hard question is simple.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.