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You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
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.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
He who stops being better stops being good.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
They are able because they think they are able.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
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.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
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
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love like there is no tomorrow.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
My heart is ever at your service.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
You always succeed in producing a result.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Better late than never.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
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.