Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
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If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Love those who love you.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Love is perfect kindness
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Don't water your weeds.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Experience is the best teacher.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.