Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
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We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
I think therefore I am
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Hope springs eternal.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Don't ever give up.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Do it now !
Reach for the stars.
Union gives strength.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
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.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
There is no education like adversity.
There are never enough I Love You's.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Seize the day.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Success is never wondering what if.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
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.