Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
My heart is ever at your service.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
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.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The book you don't read cant help.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
They are able because they think they are able.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.