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It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
The buck stops here.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
The first duty of love is to listen.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
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.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
The book you don't read cant help.
Live your dreams.
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.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
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)
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
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) .
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
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.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Roll with the punches.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Hope springs eternal.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.