Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
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How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Ideas... they have the power
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
What is life without the radiance of love.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
What ever you are be a good one.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
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.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
High expectations are the key to everything.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
My heart is ever at your service.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
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.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Be the best that you can be.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
The book you don't read cant help.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.