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History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
The time to make friends is before you need them.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
I know that I will die laughing.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
The hottest love has the coldest end.
The heart that loves is always young.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
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
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
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There is no substitute for hard work.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
If you love someone, set them free.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Be Here Now.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.