A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
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Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
You are what you think about all day long.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
You become what you think about.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
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.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
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.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
You complete me.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
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.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Make the second effort your second nature.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.