There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Keep the Faith.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Without a general an army is lost.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
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.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
My friends are my estate.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
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.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
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.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
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)
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Love that is true never grows old.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
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
You had me at hello.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
It's always darkest before the dawn.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
The best proof of love is trust.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.