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Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Live your dreams.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Hope springs eternal.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Old love does not rust.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Well done is better than well said.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
We can only learn to love by loving.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
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 !
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
A woman who is loved always has success.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The buck stops here.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
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.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Kind words conquer.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.