The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
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If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Never, never, never give up.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
This too, shall pass.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Attitude determines altitude.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
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.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Live with passion.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.