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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We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
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
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Action is the antidote to despair.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
The best things in life are not things.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Old love does not rust.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Love is letting go of fear.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
If you love someone, set them free.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
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.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Better late than never.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The buck stops here.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Real love stories never have endings.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
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
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
All you need is love.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Talkers are no good doers.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?