Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
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Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
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 ?'
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
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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.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Don't water your weeds.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
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.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.