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.
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Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Anything is possible.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
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Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Love is perfect kindness
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
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
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
One man with courage is a majority.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.