Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
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Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
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.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
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.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Where there is love there is life.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
My heart is ever at your service.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
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.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The loving are the daring.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
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.
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.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Necessity is the mother of invention.
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.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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. Discover.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
The sun will come up tomorrow
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.