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
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Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
The best things in life are not things.
Never say die.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
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.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
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.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
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.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.