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Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
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.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Above all to thine own self be true.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Laughter is the best medicine.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
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
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
They alone live, who live for others.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
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.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
My life is my message.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
If it is to be it is up to me.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
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.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.