You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
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Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Love those who love you.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Only the educated are free.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
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
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.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
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.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Well done is better than well said.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
After your jump, the net appears.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Let thy words be few.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.