One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
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Union gives strength.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Love conquers all.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
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.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
There are never enough I Love You's.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Security is a kind of death.
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.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.