An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
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Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Never stop dreaming.
There is no education like adversity.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Experience is the best teacher.
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 ?
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
After your jump, the net appears.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
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.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Whatever it takes !
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
It ain't over till it's over.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
I saw and loved.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?