Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
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.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
The way we see the problem is the problem.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Live with passion !
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
Every dog has his day.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Real love stories never have endings.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.