I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
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You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
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.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
The best things in life are free.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
Love the giver more than the gift.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
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
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Live with passion.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Success is a journey not a destination.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
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.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
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.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Success is predictable.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.