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Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Love understands all languages.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
It's always darkest before the dawn.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Act or accept.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
A simple I love you means more than money.
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.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
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.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.