Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
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They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
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
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
My heart shall be thy garden.
There is no education like adversity.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Live with passion !
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Many hands make light work.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Kind words conquer.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We must be the change we wish to see.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
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
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Hope springs eternal.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Where there is love there is life.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.