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.
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
It's never too late.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Attitude determines altitude.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
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.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Action is the antidote to despair.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
They can because they think they can.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
After your jump, the net appears.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Obstacles are great incentives.
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 art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
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
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Love the giver more than the gift.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.