I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
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I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
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.
E. Joseph Cossman
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)
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Let thy words be few.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
You become what you think about.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
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 mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
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.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
A bold onset is half the battle.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
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.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.