A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
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If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Think and grow rich.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Hard work pays off.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
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 passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Procrastination is the thief of time.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
All work is empty save when there is love.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Laughter is the best medicine.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Never stop dreaming.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.