The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
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Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We will either find a way or make one.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
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
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Our only security is in our ability to change.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
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.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
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)
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
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.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
None are homely who smile.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.