Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
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Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
The sun will come up tomorrow
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Remove failure as an option.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
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.
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.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
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.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
What's meant to be will always find a way
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.