Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Happiness is a state of activity.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
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.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
For with god all things are possible.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
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.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Security is a kind of death.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
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)
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.