You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
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.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
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.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Well done is better than well said.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
There is no education like adversity.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There's always a way - if you're committed.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
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
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Change comes from within.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Nature does nothing uselessly.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not