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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You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
You always succeed in producing a result.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Love is the whole and more than all.
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.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
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.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'