There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
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.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
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
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
They can because they think they can.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on 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. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Great men are not always wise.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
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.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.