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.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
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There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Never complain about what you permit.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
He who hesitates is lost.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
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.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
This is the beginning of a new day.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
You create your reality.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.