The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
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Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
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.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Life is what you make it.
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)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
No man is wise enough by himself.
I think therefore I am
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
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.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Count your blessings.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Faith can move mountains.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.