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You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Reach for the stars.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
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 secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Believe in yourself.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
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.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.