Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
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One man with courage is a majority.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
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.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Security is a kind of death.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Truth fears no questions.
Never complain about what you permit.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
The best proof of love is trust.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.