I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
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Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
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.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Action is the antidote to despair.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
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.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
We must be the change we wish to see.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love sees roses without thorns.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
No involvement, no commitment.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Begin with the end in mind.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.