Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
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We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
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.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
He who has hope has everything.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
They alone live, who live for others.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Success is a journey not a destination.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Follow your dreams.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Happy wife, happy life.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Be who you are in every situation.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.