There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
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My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Ideas without action are worthless.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
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.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
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A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
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.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Never stop dreaming.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
You only get out what you put in.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
The buck stops here.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
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.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Truth fears no questions.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.