Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
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If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
What is life without the radiance of love.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Remove failure as an option.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Let thy words be few.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
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)
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
You create your reality.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
The road to success is always under construction.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Faith can move mountains.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.