The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
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Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Faith can move mountains.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
You can do anything you put your mind to.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Where there is love there is life.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
You can do what you want to do.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
For Love is Immortality.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
You become what you think about.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
If it is to be it is up to me.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
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.