Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
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I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Strike while the iron is hot.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
All work is empty save when there is love.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
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.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Kind words conquer.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
One man with courage is a majority.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
We must be the change we wish to see.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
There is no education like adversity.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.