Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
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Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
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.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
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.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
My life is my message.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Live with passion !
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
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 more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Love is the whole and more than all.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Well done is better than well said.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
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.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
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
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.