Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
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.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Roll with the punches.
For Love is Immortality.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Many hands make light work.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
My friends are my estate.
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.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
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
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Do what you love and the money will follow
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
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.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
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.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.