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I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
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
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.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Roll with the punches.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
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
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Truth fears no questions.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Love conquers all.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Love is letting go of fear.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Ability is sexless.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Count your blessings.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
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.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
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.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)