We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
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It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
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
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
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)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Live life with passion.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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
Money without brains is always dangerous.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Think and grow rich.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Without a general an army is lost.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.