Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
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First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
There are never enough I Love You's.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
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.
Where there's life, there's hope.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
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.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The course of true love never did run smooth.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
My friends are my estate.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Act or accept.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.