Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
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I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
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Your attitude determines your altitude.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
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.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
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.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
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
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
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.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Make the second effort your second nature.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
No man is wise enough by himself.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
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.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
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 ?
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.