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You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
You must motivate yourself every day.
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.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
You always succeed in producing a result.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Laughter is the best medicine.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Believe in yourself.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
A woman who is loved always has success.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
There's always a way - if you're committed.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
There is time for everything.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
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.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Without a general an army is lost.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.