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There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Life is what you make it.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
You become what you think about.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Reach for the stars.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Live with passion.
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.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Practice makes perfect.
Make the second effort your second nature.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Do what you love and the money will follow
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
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.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
The past does not equal the future.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
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.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.