Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
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All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Begin with the end in mind.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
You can do what you want to do.
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
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
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.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
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)
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Adventure is worthwhile.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
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
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
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.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.