What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
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Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
You become what you think about.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
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
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
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.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Attitude determines altitude.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Where there is love there is life.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love understands all languages.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.