You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Don't water your weeds.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
The best proof of love is trust.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
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.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Well done is better than well said.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Union gives strength.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.