Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
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Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
The first duty of love is to listen.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Live with passion !
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
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)
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Old love does not rust.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
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.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
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.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
No matter where you go, there you are.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Practice makes perfect.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
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
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.