Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
A simple I love you means more than money.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
I think therefore I am
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
I know that I will die laughing.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
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.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
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.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
I saw and loved.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.