I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
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We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
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
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Many hands make light work.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
No pain, No gain.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
My friends are my estate.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
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.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
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.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
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.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
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.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.