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Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Live life with passion.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
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To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
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
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.