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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Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
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
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Live life with passion.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
All work is empty save when there is love.
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
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Without a general an army is lost.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
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
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Be Here Now.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
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.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
"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.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !