The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
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Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
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.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Faith can move mountains.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Truth fears no questions.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
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.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Success is never wondering what if.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
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.