Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
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Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Live with passion !
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
It ain't over till it's over.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
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) .
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
Roll with the punches.
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.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Whatever you are be a good one.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
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.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes