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.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
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Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Well done is better than well said.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
This is the beginning of a new day.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
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 ?
Success is a journey not a destination.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Work is love made manifest.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
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.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.