Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
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Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
The road to success is always under construction.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
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.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
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
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
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It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
The sun will come up tomorrow
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Only the educated are free.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
The buck stops here.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Talkers are no good doers.
High expectations are the key to everything.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Love is the whole and more than all.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.