Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
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I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Actions speak louder than words.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
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
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
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.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
There is no education like adversity.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Success is predictable.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
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
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
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.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?