To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
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One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Keep away from small 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.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Love is perfect kindness
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
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.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
He who hesitates is lost !
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
We love because it's the only true adventure.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
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
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!