Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
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The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Keep away from small 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.
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.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
Honesty is the best image.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
We will either find a way or make one.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
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.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
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.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
We must be the change we wish to see.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.