I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
No pain, No gain.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Most ball games are lost, not won.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Success is predictable.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Think and grow rich.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
He who stops being better stops being good.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
To know me is to love me.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
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.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
I know that I will die laughing.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
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.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.