I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
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Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
The best things in life are not things.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Slow but steady wins the race.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
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.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is friendship set on fire.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
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 you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Think and grow rich.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
How far you go in life depends on you 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
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
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.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
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.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
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 ?
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.