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None are homely who smile.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Our love is here to stay.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
The hottest love has the coldest end.
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.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
The road to success is always under construction.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
One man with courage is a majority.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.