Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Attitude determines altitude.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
It is always your next move.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
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)
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
No pain, No gain.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
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.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
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 !
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
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.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
This too, shall pass.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
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
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.