Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
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I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
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.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Get busy living or get busy dying.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Where there is love there is no darkness.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Count your blessings.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."