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
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Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Never, never, never give up.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
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The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
What ever you are be a good one.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
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.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
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.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Success is the child of audacity.
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
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
The ready back gets all the loads.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
You are what you think about all day long.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Action is the antidote to despair.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Love knows no bounds.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Great men are not always wise.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.