There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
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The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Count your blessings.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
No pain, No gain.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
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.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
I think therefore I am
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Remove failure as an option.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
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.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Great oaks from little acorns grow
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
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
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.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
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.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Hope springs eternal.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?