To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
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Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
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 key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
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
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Old love does not rust.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
They can because they think they can.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Success is never wondering what if.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Live your dreams.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
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
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
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
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.