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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It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Love the giver more than the gift.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
There are no gains without pains.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
It ain't over till it's over.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
To know me is to love me.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.