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
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You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Every dog has his day.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
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.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Be who you are in every situation.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
I saw and loved.
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And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Never spend your money before you have it.
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
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
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.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Love is perfect kindness
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
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.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Love is the whole and more than all.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
A bold onset is half the battle.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Faith can move mountains.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.