Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
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What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
If you love someone, set them free.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
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.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
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
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Live with passion.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
My heart is ever at your service.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
The heart that loves is always young.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
For with god all things are possible.
Seize the day.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Reach for the stars.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
The show must go on.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
You are what you think you are.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is time for everything.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.