Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
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One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
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.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love is the only rational act.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Love sees roses without thorns.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
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.
Only the educated are free.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
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 price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
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.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
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.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.