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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You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Many hands make light work.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Love those who love you.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
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)
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
I know that I will die laughing.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
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.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
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.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Happiness is a state of activity.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.