Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
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Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
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 don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best things in life are not things.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
They can because they think they can.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
You complete me.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Love is the only rational act.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Slow but steady wins the race.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
The best way out is always through.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Our love is here to stay.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
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.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.