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
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A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
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)
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
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.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Practice makes perfect.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
The road to success is always under construction.
My friends are my estate.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Attitude is everything.
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.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Attitude determines altitude.
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
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.