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Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
You only get out what you put in.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Nothing succeeds like success.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
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Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Seize the day.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Love is not selfish.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
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.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.