Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
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Great men are not always wise.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
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.
You are what you think you are.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
We come to beginnings only at the end.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
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)
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
The road to success is always under construction.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Hard work pays off.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Life is what you make it.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
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.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Remove failure as an option.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Change comes from within.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.