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I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Many hands make light work.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
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)
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
My life is my message.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
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
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.