The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
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It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Attitude is everything.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love those who love you.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
You must motivate yourself every day.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
Success leaves clues.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Whatever it takes !
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
The successful man is the average man, focused.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.