Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
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Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You always succeed in producing a result.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Roll with the punches.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
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 worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
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
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
You become what you think about.
Count your blessings.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
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My friends are my estate.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
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.