The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
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Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Actions speak louder than words.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
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
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
God doesn't make junk.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
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)
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.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Great oaks from little acorns grow
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
What's meant to be will always find a way
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.