The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
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Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Better late than never.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Love knows no bounds.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
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 ? '
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
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
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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 ?
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love never claims, it ever gives.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
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.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
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
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
It's never too late.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?