Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
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If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Strike while the iron is hot.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
Only the educated are free.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
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.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Attitude is everything.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
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)
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
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Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Love is not selfish.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
God doesn't make junk.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.