People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
No one became poor by giving alms.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
What is life without the radiance of love.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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)
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
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.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.