Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
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Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
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
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
They alone live, who live for others.
Love that is true never grows old.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
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.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.