O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
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The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
What ever you are be a good one.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
No involvement, no commitment.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.