The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
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Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
I light my candle from their torches.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
If you love someone, set them free.
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
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
It ain't over till it's over.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
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.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.