The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
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It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
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.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
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
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.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Make the second effort your second nature.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Well done is better than well said.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
It is always your next move.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
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.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
No man is wise enough by himself.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.