If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
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.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
There are no gains without pains.
The buck stops here.
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
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
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.
Attitude is everything.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Act or accept.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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. Discover.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
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.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Old love does not rust.
One man with courage is a majority.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
After your jump, the net appears.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.