Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
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Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One man with courage is a majority.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
The best way out is always through.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
God doesn't make junk.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
What's meant to be will always find a way
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Be Here Now.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.