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The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
The best things in life are free.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Do it now !
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
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.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
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.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
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
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Obstacles are great incentives.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
We tend to live up to our expectations.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
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.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.