Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
They can because they think they can.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Attitude determines altitude.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Do it now !
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Honesty is the best image.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
My life is my message.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
You are what you think about all day long.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Action is the antidote to despair.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
For with god all things are possible.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Don't water your weeds.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.