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There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
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.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
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
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
The past does not equal the future.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
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.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Well done is better than well said.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
I know that I will die laughing.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Necessity is the mother of invention.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
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.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
To know me is to love me.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Never stop dreaming.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
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
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
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.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
A simple I love you means more than money.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Follow your dreams.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.