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Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
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
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
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.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
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.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
One man with courage is a majority.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
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.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
There is no education like adversity.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
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
Reach for the stars.
The past does not equal the future.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.