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I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Success is predictable.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Work is love made manifest.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Experience is the best teacher.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
God doesn't make junk.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
They alone live, who live for others.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Success is the child of audacity.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
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.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.