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A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
They alone live, who live for others.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
No man is free who is not master of himself.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
You become what you think about.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
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.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
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
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
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.
Happy wife, happy life.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Ideas... they have the power
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.