The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
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Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
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.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
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.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A simple I love you means more than money.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
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.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
He who hesitates is lost !
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
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.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
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.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.