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Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
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.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
I saw and loved.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Ideas... they have the power
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
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
Believe in yourself.
Success is predictable.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
If you love someone, set them free.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
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
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Attitude is everything.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.