Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
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Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
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.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
My life is my message.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
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.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Love is not selfish.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.