Self-help quotes37 self-help quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
“Jack Devlin-What were you trying to do? Save the world?
Angela Bennett-No. Not the world, just myself.”
“There’s only one rule: you save your own ass.”
“- Sybylla Melvyn: They're fortunate, aren't they? Every day they get their food.
- Aunt Gussie: As long as I remember.
- Sybylla Melvyn: They never have to look for water in a dried-up creek. Scratch for a living, like all our countrymen, forced on the road to beg.
- Aunt Gussie: Perhaps they're meant to counterbalance the ugly things in life.”
“There will be no rescue, no intervention for us. We can only save ourselves.”
“Forgiveness doesn't have to wait. I'm free to forgive myself and so are you. It's a beautiful thing. It really is.”
“Sometimes you say things that aren't all the way true, but you say them anyways because you want to be true. You know, maybe, maybe that's good enough. Just tell me everything's gonna be okay.”
“In America everyday people make what they will of themselves. I’m going to do something.”
“Some day you're gonna get in a situation where you can't call for help. You'll have to depend on yourself, and you'll let yourself down. I'm not calling because I don't want your mother to think we can't make it home on our own. Call it male pride. Good, old fashioned, pig-headed, working-class, pre-fax machine/car phone, masculine pride. No...” (continue)(continue reading)
“A man will say just about anything when he's sportin' badger-food for a pecker.”
“A man makes his own way. No one gives it to you. You have to take it.”
“In any case I guess I learned that if you are in the business of saving lives you had better start with your own. And, of course, always call 911.”
“I think love should be irresistible, like a drug, you know? I think when it happens you should just not be able to help yourself.”
“Her father dies, and I'm like, baby come on we're going to the nursing home. And she see's all these old men like pick me pick me. She wanted a black one, but I was like keep it simple, that's my motto.”
“I'm a Texas woman, which means I don't need the help of a man to keep things running.”
“- David Jacobs: You're a liar! You lied about everything. You lied about your father being out west, 'cause he's not out west! You didn't even tell me your real name!
- Jack Kelly: So? What you wanna do about it Dave?
- David Jacobs: I don't understand you.
- Jack Kelly: Oh, so let me spell it out for ya. You see, I ain't got nobody tucking me...” (continue)(continue reading)
“When you get to the end of a rope, tie a knot.”