We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
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When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
My friends are my estate.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Ability is sexless.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Without a general an army is lost.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
There is no education like adversity.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
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)
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?