Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
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We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
For with god all things are possible.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Where there's life, there's hope.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
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.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
It's never too late.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Live your dreams.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
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.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
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 most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Kind words conquer.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Ideas without action are worthless.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.