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I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Well done is better than well said.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
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.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
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.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The loving are the daring.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Reach for the stars.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
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
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
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.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.