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With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
What's meant to be will always find a way
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Do it now !
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
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.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
There is no substitute for hard work.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Old love does not rust.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
The buck stops here.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
There is no education like adversity.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
There are no gains without pains.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
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.
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.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.