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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If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
You had me at hello.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
This too, shall pass.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
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.
Make the second effort your second nature.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
For with god all things are possible.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Security is a kind of death.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Let thy words be few.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
Union gives strength.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
The best proof of love is trust.
Well done is better than well said.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
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
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anything is possible.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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
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.
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.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.