The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
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When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
You can do what you want to do.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
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
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
Success is never wondering what if.
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
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Reach for the stars.
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.
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.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
A simple I love you means more than money.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
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.
Success leaves clues.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Where there is love there is life.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
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.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
"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.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.