I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
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A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Great men are not always wise.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Love that is true never grows old.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
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.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
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
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
No man is wise enough by himself.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
The past does not equal the future.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Without a general an army is lost.
My friends are my estate.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.