Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
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Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Remove failure as an option.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
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To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Find the good -- and praise it.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
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.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Action is the antidote to despair.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
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.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
He who hesitates is lost !
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
The show must go on.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.