Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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Never, never, never give up.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Practice makes perfect.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Security is a kind of death.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Kind words conquer.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
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)
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
You become what you think about.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
A woman who is loved always has success.
Whatever it takes !
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
My heart is ever at your service.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.