Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
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They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
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.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Never stop dreaming.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
We can only learn to love by loving.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
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.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Where there is love there is life.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
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
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
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.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
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
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
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
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
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.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Act or accept.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.