The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
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The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Love those who love you.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
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.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Live with passion.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Be the best that you can be.
It's never too late.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
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.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
The beginning is the half of every action.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
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.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Fortune favors the brave.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.