Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
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.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
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Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
Hard work pays off.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
The best way out is always through.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
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
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
There is time for everything.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
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.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
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
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.