Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Experience is the best teacher.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Do what you love and the money will follow
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
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.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Do it now !
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Faith can move mountains.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Success is a journey not a destination.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
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.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
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
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
The book you don't read cant help.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
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.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.