It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
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Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
The heart that loves is always young.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Think and grow rich.
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.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
All work is empty save when there is love.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Love is a hole in the heart.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Don't water your weeds.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Without a general an army is lost.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.