Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
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Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
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.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Happiness is a state of mind.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
The best proof of love is trust.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
If there is a will, there is a way.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.