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The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Be who you are in every situation.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Fortune favors the brave.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
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''.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Don't go through life, grow through life.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
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
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.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Love the giver more than the gift.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
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.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
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.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Love is not selfish.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.