Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
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If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
The best things in life are not things.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
You only get out what you put in.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
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The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
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.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
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
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Kind words conquer.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
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.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Never, never, never give up.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
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.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
There is no education like adversity.
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.