We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Slow but steady wins the race.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
It is always your next move.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
He who has great power should use it lightly.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Do it now !
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
The giving of love is an education in itself.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
No involvement, no commitment.
Security is a kind of death.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Great men are not always wise.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
You are today where your thoughts have brought
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.