The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
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
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
For with god all things are possible.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Where there is love there is life.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
The loving are the daring.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.