Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
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The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Well done is better than well said.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
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.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Make the second effort your second nature.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
God doesn't make junk.
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.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
A woman who is loved always has success.
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.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
No man is wise enough by himself.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
I know that I will die laughing.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.