A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
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There is no education like adversity.
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Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
All you need is love.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Love is letting go of fear.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
We will either find a way or make one.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
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
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
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
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
Love knows no bounds.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Ideas without action are worthless.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
It's never too late.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Only the educated are free.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
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.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.