If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
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Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
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 most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
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
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
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.
My friends are my estate.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
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.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
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
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Success is a journey not a destination.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
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.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.