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I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Great men are not always wise.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
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.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Be Here Now.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Fortune favors the brave.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
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.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
No pain, No gain.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.