Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
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.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
You can do anything you put your mind to.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Be who you are in every situation.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
Where there is love there is no darkness.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.