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Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
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.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Love is a hole in the heart.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
He who hesitates is lost.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
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.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Love those who love you.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
He who hesitates is lost !
Be the best that you can be.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
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) .
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
The loving are the daring.
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 see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
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
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Success is predictable.
It is always your next move.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.