The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
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I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Action is the antidote to despair.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
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
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
A bold onset is half the battle.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Hard work pays off.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
May you live all the days of your life.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Love those who love you.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Procrastination is the thief of time.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
If there is a will, there is a way.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
No pain, No gain.
Keep the Faith.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.