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No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
He who hesitates is lost !
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
You are what you think about all day long.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Love the giver more than the gift.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
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
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
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.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
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.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.