Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Reach for the stars.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
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.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
They alone live, who live for others.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
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
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ideas... they have the power
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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
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.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Begin with the end in mind.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
May you live all the days of your life.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
What ever you are be a good one.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
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.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.