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You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Love those who love you.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
You become what you think about.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Well done is better than well said.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
I light my candle from their torches.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Ideas without action are worthless.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Success leaves clues.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.