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Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
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I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
The buck stops here.
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Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
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.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.