I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
My friends are my estate.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Work is love made manifest.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
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.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Well done is better than well said.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
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)
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Never stop dreaming.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
He who hesitates is lost !
The loving are the daring.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.