The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
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Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Think and grow rich.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The heart that loves is always young.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
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.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Real love stories never have endings.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
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.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one became poor by giving alms.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
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.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
No involvement, no commitment.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care