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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To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
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
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
They can because they think they can.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Love like there is no tomorrow.
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
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Never complain about what you permit.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Live your dreams.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'