Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
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.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
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
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Act or accept.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the only rational act.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Great men are not always wise.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
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)
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.