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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The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
No man is wise enough by himself.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
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.'
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
He who has hope has everything.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Love knows no bounds.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
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.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Whatever you are be a good one.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Keep the Faith.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
You are what you think about all day long.
You become what you think about.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
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.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)