The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
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All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
You can do what you want to do.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
He who hesitates is lost.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
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.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
The best things in life are not things.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Above all to thine own self be true.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
You become what you think about.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
This too, shall pass.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love that is true never grows old.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Ideas... they have the power
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
They can because they think they can.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.