It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
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What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
The first duty of love is to listen.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
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
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Love conquers all.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
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.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Love is not selfish.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.