The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
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Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
It ain't over till it's over.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
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.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
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.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Only the educated are free.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
No pain, No gain.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Honesty is the best image.
Let thy words be few.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
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
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
It's never too late.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.