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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All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Do it now !
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
The past does not equal the future.
Love that is true never grows old.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
A simple I love you means more than money.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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.
To know me is to love me.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Ideas without action are worthless.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
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.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
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
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.