There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
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After your jump, the net appears.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
You can do anything you put your mind to.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Slow but steady wins the race.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Well done is better than well said.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
To know me is to love me.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Your attitude determines your altitude.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
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
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.