Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
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Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Slow but steady wins the race.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
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.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
I saw and loved.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
When we place blame, we give away our power.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
The best way out is always through.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
He who hesitates is lost !
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
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
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Success is never wondering what if.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.