To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
You can do what you want to do.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
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.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
No man is free who is not master of himself.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
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.
For with god all things are possible.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
After your jump, the net appears.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Success is never wondering what if.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
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.
Experience is the best teacher.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
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.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
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.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
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.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
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
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.