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I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Fortune favors the brave.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Love those who love you.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.