Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
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In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
All you need is love.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Love knows no bounds.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
I saw and loved.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
They alone live, who live for others.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Let thy words be few.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Talkers are no good doers.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
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.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.