The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
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You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
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.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Our love is here to stay.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
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.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
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.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Be who you are in every situation.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Well done is better than well said.
Nothing succeeds like success.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Without a general an army is lost.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Great men are not always wise.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.