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Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
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
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Where there is a will, there is a way.
If you love someone, set them free.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
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.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
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
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
What's meant to be will always find a way
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Don't ever give up.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Love is the whole and more than all.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
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.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.