The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
A bold onset is half the battle.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Passion is the genesis of genius.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
What ever you are be a good one.
You complete me.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
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.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
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.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
High expectations are the key to everything.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire 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
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
He who hesitates is lost.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.