Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
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People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Never spend your money before you have it.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
You become what you think about.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
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.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.