Let him that would move the world first move himself.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
I know that I will die laughing.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
There is no substitute for hard work.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Never spend your money before you have it.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
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.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
A bold onset is half the battle.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.