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And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Love is a hole in the heart.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
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.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
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
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.