Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
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Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
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.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
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.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
The show must go on.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
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
Strike while the iron is hot.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Roll with the punches.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.