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Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
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)
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Attitude determines altitude.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
The best things in life are not things.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
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.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Faith can move mountains.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
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.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
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.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.