We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
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You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
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.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
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
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
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.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
May you live all the days of your life.
Live your dreams.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Let thy words be few.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
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)
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.