Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
You become what you think about.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
For Love is Immortality.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
I light my candle from their torches.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Success is the child of audacity.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
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.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Talkers are no good doers.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.