Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
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The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
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.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Without a general an army is lost.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Believe in yourself.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Faith can move mountains.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
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
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
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.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of 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)
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
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.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
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.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Ability is sexless.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
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
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Think and grow rich.
My friends are my estate.
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.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.