People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
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Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
They can because they think they can.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
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.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
This too, shall pass.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
You are what you think you are.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
After your jump, the net appears.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Many hands make light work.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Happiness is a state of activity.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.