Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
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Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Think and grow rich.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Fortune favors the brave.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Begin with the end in mind.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
It's never too late.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
No pain, No gain.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
Happy wife, happy life.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
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
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.