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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How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Happiness is a state of activity.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Begin with the end in mind.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
You can do anything you put your mind to.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
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.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
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
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
You only get out what you put in.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.