Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
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If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Reach for the stars.
There is no substitute for hard work.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Success is predictable.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
No pain, No gain.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
You complete me.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Love conquers all.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Many hands make light work.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease