To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
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All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Success leaves clues.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
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.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
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.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
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)
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
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.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
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
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Actions speak louder than words.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
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.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
I light my candle from their torches.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
The buck stops here.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.