Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
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Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
The best way out is always through.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Hope springs eternal.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
It ain't over till it's over.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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's another word for thesaurus ?
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
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)
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.