There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
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I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
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.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Do what you love and the money will follow
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
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.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Change your thoughts, change your life.
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.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
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.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Tough times never last but tough people do.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.