When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
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Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Action is the antidote to despair.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
No involvement, no commitment.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Live life with passion.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Never say die.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Seize the day.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Life is what you make it.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
There is no education like adversity.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.