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To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
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.
They are able because they think they are able.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
The price of greatness is responsibility.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Love sees roses without thorns.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
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.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Laughter is the best medicine.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.