If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
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Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
My life is my message.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Never say die.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Be the change you want to see in the world.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
To ask the hard question is simple.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
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.
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.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Don't ever give up.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Be the best that you can be.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.