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What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Ideas without action are worthless.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
Well done is better than well said.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Slow but steady wins the race.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming 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
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
The time to make friends is before you need them.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Change comes from within.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.