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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Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
What ever you are be a good one.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
You're as old as you behave.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
They can because they think they can.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Happy wife, happy life.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
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The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
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.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
The sun will come up tomorrow
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Who, being loved, is poor ?
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
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I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
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
Remove failure as an option.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.