If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
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Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
He who hesitates is lost !
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Fortune favors the brave.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
Seize the day.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Well done is better than well said.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Believe in yourself.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Love conquers all.
Make the second effort your second nature.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
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.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Love understands all languages.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.