Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
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.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Experience is the best teacher.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
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.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
We will either find a way or make one.
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.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
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.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Talkers are no good doers.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Never complain about what you permit.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.