An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
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As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Honesty is the best image.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
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.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Keep away from small 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.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
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
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Love is a hole in the heart.
No pain, No gain.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
To ask the hard question is simple.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?