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To ask the hard question is simple.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
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.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Security is a kind of death.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Whatever it takes !
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
The best things in life are not things.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Love is not selfish.
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
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
The buck stops here.
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.