Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
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In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
The sun will come up tomorrow
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
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.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Faith can move mountains.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
You must motivate yourself every day.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Life is what you make it.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
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.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.