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Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Let thy words be few.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
There is no education like adversity.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Success leaves clues.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
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.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
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
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
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.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.