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.
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To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Find the good -- and praise it.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
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
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Attitude determines altitude.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
There are no gains without pains.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Happiness is a state of activity.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.