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The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
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.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Don't ever give up.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Attitude is everything.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Kind words conquer.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
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Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
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.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
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.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.