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A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Security is a kind of death.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Above all to thine own self be true.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
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.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
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Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
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.
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.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Fortune favors the brave.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
No involvement, no commitment.
You're as old as you behave.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
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.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
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.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.