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I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
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.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
A simple I love you means more than money.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
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.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.