A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
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They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
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.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Love those who love you.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The sun will come up tomorrow
Security is a kind of death.
After your jump, the net appears.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
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.
There is no education like adversity.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
One man with courage is a majority.
No involvement, no commitment.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.