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What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
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.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
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.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Success is never wondering what if.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
They are able because they think they are able.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Love is the only rational act.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Act or accept.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.