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Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Never say die.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Begin with the end in mind.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Without a general an army is lost.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Love understands all languages.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Every dog has his day.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
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.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
We come to beginnings only at the end.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
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
None are homely who smile.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
The best way out is always through.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
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
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
You must motivate yourself every day.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.