Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
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I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
We will either find a way or make one.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Truth fears no questions.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
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.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
The book you don't read cant help.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
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.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Success is a journey not a destination.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.