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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Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
You are what you think about all day long.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
After your jump, the net appears.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Only the educated are free.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Success is the child of audacity.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
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.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
They can because they think they can.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.