Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
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Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
All work is empty save when there is love.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
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
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.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Come, let us make love deathless.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
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)
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
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
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
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.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
No man is wise enough by himself.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
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A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
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.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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
Make the second effort your second nature.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
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.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.