Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
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If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
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.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
My heart is ever at your service.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
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.
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
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
No man is wise enough by himself.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on 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. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
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.
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May you live all the days of your life.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Act or accept.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
My friends are my estate.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
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.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.