I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
I think therefore I am
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
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.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Ability is sexless.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
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)
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
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
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.