God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
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No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
If there is a will, there is a way.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Honesty is the best image.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
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.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
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.
Love sees roses without thorns.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
The best way out is always through.
Reach for the stars.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
It ain't over till it's over.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.