Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
You become what you think about.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
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)
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Change comes from within.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
We come to beginnings only at the end.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
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.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Action is the antidote to despair.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
You had me at hello.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Attitude is everything.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
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.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.