Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
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If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Seize the day.
Well done is better than well said.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Love is a hole in the heart.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
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.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
My life is my message.
Do what you love and the money will follow
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Obstacles are great incentives.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Think and grow rich.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.