People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
There is no substitute for hard work.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
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.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Attitude determines altitude.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Well done is better than well said.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.