Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
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A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
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.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
For with god all things are possible.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
The best way out is always through.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Act or accept.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
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
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.