Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
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.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
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
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
They are able because they think they are able.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
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
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Act or accept.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
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.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
My heart is ever at your service.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
May you live all the days of your life.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Follow your dreams.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
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 ?
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.