I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
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Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
They alone live, who live for others.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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 only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Keep away from small 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.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Success leaves clues.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
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
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
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.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
After your jump, the net appears.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Do or do not, there is no try.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.