No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
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There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Experience is the best teacher.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Kind words conquer.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
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.
You only get out what you put in.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
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.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Live your dreams.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Every dog has his day.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Anything is possible.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
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.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
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.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Do or do not, there is no try.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.