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The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
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
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Success is never wondering what if.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
For Love is Immortality.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Don't sweat the small stuff.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
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
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
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.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Begin with the end in mind.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.