You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
They can because they think they can.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Attitude is everything.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
It is always your next move.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Love is not selfish.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
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
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Count your blessings.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.