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.
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Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Success is predictable.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Fortune and love favor the brave.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Well done is better than well said.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
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.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
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.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
The past does not equal the future.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Happy wife, happy life.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Let thy words be few.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.