I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
We can only learn to love by loving.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
To ask the hard question is simple.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Don't water your weeds.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Follow your dreams.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Love is perfect kindness
The giving of love is an education in itself.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
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.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Security is a kind of death.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Ability is sexless.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.