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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.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
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.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
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.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
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)
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Happy wife, happy life.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
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Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
A simple I love you means more than money.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Above all to thine own self be true.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
High expectations are the key to everything.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.