Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
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A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
The loving are the daring.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
No pain, No gain.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Better late than never.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Our love is here to stay.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Well done is better than well said.
Ideas... they have the power
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
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.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.