If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
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Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Love is the whole and more than all.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
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.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Love understands all languages.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
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
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
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
It's always darkest before the dawn.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Security is a kind of death.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Ideas... they have the power
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.