Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
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
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Success leaves clues.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
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.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
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.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Let thy words be few.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Live your dreams.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
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.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Great men are not always wise.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
There's always a way - if you're committed.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.