Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
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Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
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.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
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.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
No matter where you go, there you are.
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
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Practice makes perfect.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
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
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
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
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Strike while the iron is hot.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Hope springs eternal.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.