We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
This is the beginning of a new day.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
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
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.