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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 I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
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.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Attitude is everything.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
You are today where your thoughts have brought
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
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
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.