Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
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He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
They can because they think they can.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Roll with the punches.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
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
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
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
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Only the educated are free.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Success is predictable.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
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.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Anything is possible.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
He who hesitates is lost.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Our love is here to stay.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
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.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
They are able because they think they are able.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Love is friendship set on fire.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
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
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.