I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
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When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
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.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
They are able because they think they are able.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
The first duty of love is to listen.
My friends are my estate.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
You're as old as you behave.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Friendship is not born of words alone.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.