Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
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So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The beginning is the half of every action.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Never say die.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
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.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
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)
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Experience is the best teacher.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
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 !
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
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.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Love those who love you.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.