If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
It ain't over till it's over.
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They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Real love stories never have endings.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
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
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
How far you go in life depends on your 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
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.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
The road to success is always under construction.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
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.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
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.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it