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.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Work is love made manifest.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
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
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
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.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Never say die.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
The unexamined life is not worth living.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Love is letting go of fear.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.