An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
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Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
You complete me.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
None are homely who smile.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Count your blessings.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
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.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
This is the beginning of a new day.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
The best way out is always through.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.