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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It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
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.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
A woman who is loved always has success.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
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
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.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
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
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Never stop dreaming.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.