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It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
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.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Reach for the stars.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Do or do not, there is no try.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Love those who love you.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Great men are not always wise.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
If there is a will, there is a way.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
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.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Never, never, never give up.
The sun will come up tomorrow
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.