I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
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From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
They can because they think they can.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Experience is the best teacher.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
The road to success is always under construction.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
He who hesitates is lost.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Do what you love and the money will follow
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
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
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Find the good -- and praise it.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Only the educated are free.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
What is life without the radiance of love.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
There is no education like adversity.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.