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A dream is a wish your heart makes.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
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.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Never complain about what you permit.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
For Love is Immortality.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Love like there is no tomorrow.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
They can because they think they can.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Tough times never last but tough people do.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Be who you are in every situation.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
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
Life is what you make it.
You can do what you want to do.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
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.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.