If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
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.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
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.
A woman who is loved always has success.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Anything is possible.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
After your jump, the net appears.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
No involvement, no commitment.
Life is what you make it.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.