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Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Find the good -- and praise it.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Do or do not, there is no try.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
They can because they think they can.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
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.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Slow but steady wins the race.
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.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
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)
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.