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Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
I think therefore I am
Don't water your weeds.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Never stop dreaming.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
The best things in life are free.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.