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How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
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.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
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)
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
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.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
No pain, No gain.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
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.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.