We are not made for the mountains, for sunrises, or for the other beautiful attractions in life— those are simply intended to be moments of inspiration. We are made for the valley and the ordinary things of life, and that is where we have to prove our stamina and strength.  

                                                                                   -- Oswald Chambers

A little advice about feelings, kiddo; don't expect it always to tickle.  -- Dr. Berger from Ordinary People

... it's not who you are underneath, it's what you do that defines you.  -- Rachel Dawes, from Batman Begins

Andy:  …there are places in this world that aren't made out of stone. That there's something inside… that they can't get to, that they can't touch.  That's yours.

Red:  What's that?

​Andy: Hope.

​                                         -- From The Shawshank Redemption                                                

It's not so important who starts the game but who finishes it. --John Wooden

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. -- Maya Angelou

Willy Wonka:  How did you like the chocolate factor, Charlie?

​Charlie:  I think it's the most wonderful place in the whole world!

Willy Wonka:  I'm very pleased to hear you say that because I'm giving it to you.


I didn't fail.  I found 2,000 ways how not to make a light bulb. I only need to find one way to make it work. 

                                       -- Ben Gates from National Treasure

One dance, one look, one kiss, that's all we get, Albert. Just one shot to make the difference between happily-ever-after, and oh-he's-just-some-guy-I-went-to-some-thing-with-once. -- From Hitch


Inside each and every one of us is one true authentic swing Something we was born with.  Over time the world can rob us of that swingit gets buried inside us under all the wouldas and couldas and shouldas… Some folk even forget what their swing was like…see… you lost your swing.  We got to go find it.

                                                                           -- From The Legend of Bagger Vance

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Captain Renault: What in heaven's name brought you to Casablanca?

Rick: My health. I came to Casablanca for the waters.

Captain Renault: The waters? What waters? We're in the desert.

Rick: I was misinformed.

​                                          --From Casablanca