All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
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When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
Do what you love and the money will follow
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Kind words conquer.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
They can because they think they can.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.