As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
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Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
To know me is to love me.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
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.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
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.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Never say die.
Whatever you are be a good one.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
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.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
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The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.