Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
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 world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
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.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
There are no gains without pains.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
He who has hope has everything.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.