The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
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Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
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.
Follow your dreams.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
May you live all the days of your life.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Love knows no bounds.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
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
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
You complete me.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
All you need is love.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Talkers are no good doers.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.