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The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
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
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Be the best that you can be.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
There are no gains without pains.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
We will either find a way or make one.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
A woman who is loved always has success.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Where there is love there is life.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.