I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Success is a journey not a destination.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
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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.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Obstacles are great incentives.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
The best way out is always through.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation