Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
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I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
It is always your next move.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Love is friendship set on fire.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
You are what you think you are.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Attitude determines altitude.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Life is a do-it yourself project.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
My life is my message.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
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.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
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
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.