Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
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Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Ideas... they have the power
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Experience is the best teacher.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
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.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
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
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Ideas without action are worthless.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Reach for the stars.
You can do what you want to do.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
It's never too late.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Roll with the punches.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Live your dreams.
No involvement, no commitment.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
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 ? ''
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.