Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
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Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
You are what you think about all day long.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
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)
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Security is a kind of death.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Success is never wondering what if.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
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.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
The buck stops here.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
For with god all things are possible.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.