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Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
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
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Procrastination is the thief of time.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Be who you are in every situation.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
This is the beginning of a new day.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
One man with courage is a majority.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Follow your dreams.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.