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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Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The loving are the daring.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
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.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
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.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
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.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
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.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
There is no education like adversity.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
The show must go on.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
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)
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.