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A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
For Love is Immortality.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Adventure is worthwhile.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
You only get out what you put in.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Never complain about what you permit.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Every dog has his day.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
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.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Never say die.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
You're as old as you behave.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
You can do what you want to do.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Love is the only rational act.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Seize the day.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.